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Tomei Early Origins



The surname Tomei was first found in Venice (Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance and late Renaissance. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

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Tomei Spelling Variations


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Tomei Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tummillo, Tomisto, Tomei, Tomèo, Tomè, Tommèi, Tommè, Tomini, Tumino, Tuminèlli, Tumiòtto, Tumiàti, Tumiàtti, Tomissi, Tomizza, Tumissi, Tumizza, Tommaso, Tommasèo and many more.

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Tomei Early History


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Tomei Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tomei research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tomei History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tomei Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tomei Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tomei Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tomei Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emilio Tomei, who setted in San Francisco in 1879

Tomei Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Aminto Tomei, who arrived in New York, NY in 1937
  • Delia Tomei, who arrived in New York, NY in 1948
  • Alemando Tomei, who setted in New York, NY in 1948

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tomei (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tomei (post 1700)



  • Carolyn Tomei (b. 1936), American Democratic politician, Member of the Oregon House of Representatives (2001-)
  • Marisa Tomei (b. 1964), American Academy Award winning and Drama Desk Award nominated actress, best known for her roles in The Wrestler (2008), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
  • Luigi Gilbert "Louis" Tomei (1910-1955), American Indy 500 racecar driver, active in the 1930s and 1940s
  • Concetta Tomei (b. 1945), American theatre, film and television character actress, best known for her role as Major Lila Garreau on the ABC series China Beach (1988-1991)
  • Carolyn S. Tomei, American Democrat politician,Mayor of Milwaukie, Oregon, 1998-2001; Member of Oregon State House of Representatives 25th District, 2001

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    6. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    7. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    8. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Tomei Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tomei Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 October 2016 at 13:36.

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